comedy

Leslie Jones went from writer to fan favorite on ‘Saturday Night Live.’ After five seasons, she’s leaving the show.

At 47, she skirted SNL tradition by earning the most recognition for playing an exaggerated version of herself

‘Thank God women are doing stand-up’: In the age of Me Too, these Russian women are cracking jokes

Comedy has provided a space where Russian women can commiserate, vent and tackle the battle of the sexes

‘A Black Lady Sketch Show’ is unlike anything you’ve ever seen before. Here are 6 things to know.

Robin Thede’s new HBO series is more expansive and profound than what you might expect from a comedy

Aziz Ansari addresses sexual misconduct allegation in his new Netflix comedy special, ‘Right Now’

He says he’s reflected a lot on the situation in the past year

Samantha Bee covers antiabortion laws because laughter makes a statement — not because she’s a woman

Laughing at an issue underscores its ridiculousness and creates a valve to let off steam

‘Booksmart’ is a different kind of raunchy teen comedy that centers on two girls — and the power of friendship

Beanie Feldstein and Kaitlyn Dever star in the upcoming film, which is Olivia Wilde’s directorial debut

In ‘Wine Country,’ Amy Poehler and her co-stars spotlight enduring friendships and what pop culture misses about grown women

The film found real-life inspiration in the actual vacations Poehler and her friends take

Stephen Moore calls his columns about women ‘a spoof.’ They’re not.

The sexist attitudes within them prove he’s unfit for the Fed

A salute to ‘Broad City’ as it comes to a close

These flawed, wild, hilarious women helped me love and accept the woman staring back at me in the mirror

Tig Notaro and Amanda Seales: 1 hotel room, 4 weird travel stories

We asked four women comedians to tell us their strangest travel story